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Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.97/5
Central Waters Brewing Co.Central Waters Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

351 Allen St
Amherst, Wisconsin, 54406-8954
United States

(715) 824-2739 | map
centralwaters.com

Notes:
Brewery : Mon-Fri 8am-3pm (Growler fills, beer to go, merch sales, etc)

Tap Room : Fri 3pm-10pm, Sat Noon-10pm, Sun Noon-5pm

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BEER STATS
Beers:
40
Reviews:
4,529
Ratings:
16,100
PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
164
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
2.68%
 
 
Taps:
10
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by MarcatGSB:
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4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Central Waters brewery is located in the heart of Wisconsin, surrounded by corn fields, and plenty of open space. Amherst is a truly quaint and beautiful town, with the Tomorrow River running right through the heart of town.

The brewery itself is in an industrial looking area, and if you come from Hwy 10, you will see their beautiful display of solar panels behind the brewery. Righteous!

The tap room is located at the front of the brewery, so all the good stuff is visible to those hanging out enjoying a beer. The tap room is really cool. It screams simple, let the beer speak for itself. A three sided bar that seats about 15-25 people with another 10 or so tables with seating at each. During my most recent visit they had Peruvian Morning and BBBW on tap, and both of them were fantstic! The service was fantastic and the company was amazing.

They do not serve food at CW, and they have extremely limited hours, only open on Friday and Saturday. It's well worth the trip, no matter where you are traveling from.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.08/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Tours are Fri-Sunday during business hours which are 10-3. We came on a Thursday but still got to get a couple crowlers and chat a bit. Nice staff, typical cement floored brewery but a few decorations on the walls. Chill atmosphere with some cool paintings. Snifters are $5, Tumblers are $3, and they have their limiteds on tap for sample and growler/crowler fills. Good pricing, the barrel aged were $16 and $11 respectively. I'd like to visit again during a tour!

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Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.91/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of gatornation
4/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Way out in south central WI. The brewery sits by itself out in the country, but when you get there it is an oasis after the drive many of us have. its rustic and modern at the same time outdoor seating and an open floor plan inside. Brewery . swag with bottle sales and growlers available and had a dozen or so taps available, the BA brews that this brewery produces makes me make the drive to this destination. When they have/brew a BA release i will go.

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Photo of Lfinster62
4.97/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of bpkrippner
3.73/5  rDev -16.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25

Photo of marchoftheclouds
4.26/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5

Nothing fancy here. Just beer. Central Waters beer. One of the best barrel-aged programs around. Very busy the day we were there. I'd go back on a heartbeat. No food offered.

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Photo of A_Rad
4.8/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of rossracing
4.66/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Poloplaya
4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of simonj01
4/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Corey_Graven
4.48/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Somewhat of a secret, but their barrel aging program is world class. I call Black Gold the Nectar of the Gods for a reason

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Photo of jrsaffert
4.29/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of TboneRN
4.13/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Kevin_Young
4.26/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of mattmarka1
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Angerhaus
4.33/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of batfireman
4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of PezCrew
4.94/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Maybe I am biased because it is my hometown, but these guys are awesome! Great selection, excellent flavors, and creativity as well. You can tell they enjoy the craft. Shine On is a favorite for anytime.

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Photo of Elumbeer
4.76/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bgabbert
4.72/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Great beer, great place and great parties. That is all that needs to be said.

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Photo of dave21414
4.72/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Sweffin
4.48/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JFeres
4.21/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of adamranders
4.51/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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Central Waters Brewing Co. in Amherst, WI
3.97 out of 5 based on 16,100 ratings.
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